William P. Means is a shareholder of Roberts Means Roncevic Kapela LLC. He is admitted to the Indiana State Bar, as well as the United States District Court for Indiana’s Northern and Southern Districts.
Bill focuses his practice on representing individuals who find themselves, whether voluntarily or not, in the midst of a family dispute, including the following areas:
- Parenting Time
- Child Support
- Legal Separation
- Grandparent Visitation
- Third-Party Custody
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Military Divorce
- Protective Orders.
Bill’s approach to family law matters is to guide the firm’s clients through life-changing events with a combination of tact, sensitivity, and problem-solving. Not every case requires a hammer-like approach, and for those matters Bill will do everything he can to steer your case to an efficient and agreeable resolution.
Having said that, everyone has a line beyond which they will not compromise. That issue may revolve around a parenting time schedule, distribution of the marital estate, or another matter upon which a compromise is not reached. In those instances, Bill draws upon his extensive litigation and courtroom experience to zealously advocate for your best interests.
Bill’s favorite part of his work is going to court. From the perspective of the attorney, it is a unique intellectual and professional challenge. However, Bill recognizes that for the client, going to court can be an emotionally and financially draining endeavor. Making the decision to go to court can be difficult, and Bill will guide you in making the best decision for you and your family.
Following five years working in the mental health field, Bill attended law school at the Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, earning his Juris Doctorate, cum laude.
Prior to focusing his practice on family law, Bill also gained experience in the following areas of civil litigation:
- Creditor’s rights
- Contract disputes
- Medical malpractice